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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“juke boxes” (116 reviews)
“own pace” (157 reviews)
“audio tour” (138 reviews)
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
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+1 901-205-2533
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a great - at your own pace - audio tour with options to hear the full versions of the songs. The layout of the items in the museum was well arranged and covered a wide variety of things from equipment, to costumes, and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved this place. If you are into rock, blues or soul, this is a must see. The displays give an insight into the evolution and source of Memphis music. There are all sort of items on display - instruments, stage outfits, and recording equipment...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this museum plenty of things to see plus a video loads of memorablia of music and costumes well worth a visit very interesting

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great museum. You get an excellent overview of how the music of Memphis came to be. It's a lovely story. It's very well-detailed, as well as interesting for those who invest the time. Also, they allow you to listen to lots of music...More

1  Thank James N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t spend a lot of time together n the museum. We got to tailor the audio tour by listening to the selecting displays that we were interested in. It gives you an overview of the musical importance of the area.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cool place really showcases the history of blues back to it's birth in the old south. It's also right across the street from the Gibson Guitar factory tour. Book that one ahead of time. This is the place to get your package discount tickets...More

Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has excellent displays showing the life during the evolution of the history of musical traditions in Memphis. Each period is accompanied by a selection of musical recordings from the era portrayed which can be selected on a screen and heard through the headphones...More

Thank 4Steve2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Memphis' role in the history of Rock n Soul music brought to life in one place. Great insight to the people and places that shaped modern culture.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't know why, other than my research before arrival, but this place was better than expected! Placed Stax visit over this place, but when they were closed Sunday & Monday (that was not smart - business-wise) and Rock & Soul was open Sunday, that's where...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the self guided tour and all of the information on display. A lot of interesting artifacts on display and you can listen to good music as you go along!

Thank Julie B
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kruse2007
20 September 2015|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
Kruse2007... It takes most guests between 1 and 1.5 hours. However, the Smithsonian-developed exhibition includes over 300 minutes of information, and almost 100 songs which lead our guests through the evolution of Memphis... More
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TCnative
2 May 2015|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
TCnative... By total access plan, I assume you are referring to Memphis' "Backstage Pass" the discount combo ticket between the city's 4 most popular music attractions. By buying a "Bacjkstage Pass," and therefore making an... More
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